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Early Portuguese missionaries in East Africa.

Gray, John Milner Sir

Early Portuguese missionaries in East Africa.

by Gray, John Milner Sir

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Missions -- Africa, East.,
    • Missionaries, Portuguese.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      StatementPublished in association with the East African Literature Bureau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV3530 .G7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53 p.
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5786078M
      LC Control Number59049512
      OCLC/WorldCa4321694

      The Portuguese sent missions into Africa. These are some of the most well-known missions in history. While some of these missions were associated with imperialism and oppression, others (notably Matteo Ricci 's Jesuit mission to China) were relatively peaceful and focused on . The Portuguese in West Africa, brings together a collection of documents - all in new English translation - that illustrate aspects of the encounters between the Portuguese and the peoples of North and West Africa in the period from to Reviews:

      Their coming of Christian missionaries to East Africa and Africa in general was based on a number of motives which were humanitarian, economic, political and social in nature. The Portuguese were the first to introduce Christianity to the east African coast in the 15 th c. The Portuguese appear to have been the first European visitors to encounter East Africa, with the arrival of a lone traveller, Pero da Covilham, in c Covilham left no account of his experiences, so Vasco da Gama had little idea of what to expect when he led his first voyage to the region in

      Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16thth century. Books on Portuguese Colonial History. “Early Portuguese Missionaries in East Africa”, 53 pp., illustrations, map, Macmilland and Co., Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16thth century. Related Articles. St Thomas Fort, Tangasseri or Thangassery, Kerala. African literature - African literature - Portuguese: The literature in Portuguese of Cape Verde often focuses on the affinities and the strains between Portugal and Cape Verde. Escapism is a theme in some of the poetry. In the classical phase of Cape Verdean literature, from the late 19th century to the first half of the 20th, poets such as José Lopes da Silva (Saudades da pátria [


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gray, John Milner, Sir, Early Portuguese missionaries in East Africa. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Early Portuguese missionaries in East Africa. [John Milner Gray, Sir; East African Literature Bureau.]. The Portuguese were some of the earliest Europeans to establish trading posts along the coasts of East and Southern Africa.

As they ventured into Africa they traveled with Catholic missionaries. Portuguese priests and Jesuits were known to accompany most early expeditions to Africa. Early Portuguese missionaries in East Africa. London, Macmillan, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: John Milner Gray, Sir.

The Portuguese appear to have been the first European visitors to encounter East Africa, with the arrival of a lone traveller, Pero da Covilham, in c Covilham left no account of his experiences, so Vasco da Gama had little idea of what to expect when he led his first voyage to the region in The account of this expedition paints a vivid portrait of the first contacts between.

Livingstone supported his missionary work by writing books about his travels. Livingstone was appalled by the way the Dutch and Portuguese colonists treated the African people. His writings told the world about the slave trade, which Livingstone called “the open sore of Africa.” Livingstone’s writing made him famous to the outside world.

The pioneer missionaries in East Africa were the Church Missionary Society led by the Germans John Krapt and Johann Rebmann who arrived in East Africa around and respectively.

Krapt arrived and established a mission station at Rabai. From the 16th century onwards, Europeans encountered languages in the Americas, Africa, and Asia which were radically different from any of the languages of the Old World. Missionaries were in the forefront of this encounter: in order to speak to potential converts, they needed to learn local languages.

A great wealth of missionary grammars survives from the 16th century onwards. Essay. Access to commodities such as fabrics, spices, and gold motivated a European quest for a faster means to reach South Asia. It was this search that led the Portuguese down the coast of West Africa to Sierra Leone in Due to several technological and cultural advantages, Portugal dominated world trade for nearly years, from the fifteenth to the sixteenth century.

The Portuguese in West Africa, – brings together a collection of documents - all in new English translation - that illustrate aspects of the encounters between the Portuguese and the peoples of North and West Africa in the period from to This period witnessed the diaspora of the Sephardic Jews, the emigration of Portuguese to West Africa and the islands, and the beginnings.

Stop the influence of Arab slave traders in Eastern Africa. Stop the spread of Islamic religion in Eastern Africa. Livingstone worked in Eastern and central Africa. His work as a missionary. In left Botswana. converted chief sechele at kolobeng mission station in Botswana.

As a missionary he only converted one African. Early Christian missionaries. These are missionaries who predate the Second Council of Nicaea so it may be claimed by both Catholic and Orthodoxy or belonging to early Christian groups.

Alopen – first missionary to China (Nestorian); Apollos; Augustine of Canterbury – missionary to England; Saint Barnabas; Saint Boniface – influential in the conversion of German peoples.

African Evangelists who operated in Zimbabwe in the 19th century; Missionary organisations and their mission stations; Missionaries who worked for the London Missionary Society in Zimbabwe; Roman Catholic Missionaries who came to Zimbabwe; Missionaries who.

Portuguese discoveries (Portuguese: Descobrimentos portugueses) are the numerous territories and maritime routes discovered by the Portuguese as a result of their intensive maritime exploration during the 15th and 16th centuries. Portuguese sailors were at the vanguard of European overseas exploration, discovering and mapping the coasts of Africa, Canada, Asia, and Brazil, in what became known.

THE ROLE OF MISSIONARIES The legacy of Christian missionaries in Africa lives up to this day. In southern Africa most of the leaders who participated in the fight for independence were educated by missionaries or schools built by missionaries. During colonialism in South Africa they defied the government and educated black students at a time when the colonial governments forbade.

The Portuguese colonial empire was the first and the last European empire overseas, from the conquest of Ceuta (), in Morocco, North Africa, until the formal handover of Macau to the People’s Republic of China ().

From the coastline excursions in Africa and the gradual establishment of trade routes in Asia and in the Indian Ocean and the related emergence of the Author: Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo. The early European Christian missionaries in West Africa experienced a number of difficulties, some arising from factors outside their control and others of their own making.

Unsuitable Climatic Conditions; The tropical climatic condition in the country was not favourable to the early missionaries who came to the shores of West Africa. The period of European domination of Africa began in the 15th cent.

with Portuguese exploration of the coasts of Africa in an attempt to establish a safe route to India and to tap the lucrative gold trade of Sudan and the east coast trade in gold, slaves, and ivory conducted for centuries by Arabs and Swahili.

In a missionary leader said, “If Africa is to be penetrated by European missionaries, it must be from the East Coast.” Alexander Mackay went to Uganda Bishop Hannighton cry from his martyred lips, “I have purchased the road to Uganda with my life.”.

This explains the early exploration of the Portuguese in Africa and other parts of the world as they searched for better opportunities.

Records show that the Portuguese first made contact with Africans in Thereafter, several Portuguese ships sailed around the southern tip of Africa and the east as they travelled to India.

The History of Catholic Missionary in Africa. Missionaries in Africa began after the Portuguese mariners slowly discovered and set up settlements along the western coast of Africa. The first missionaries were a group from the Franciscan friars known as Capuchins. It is estimated that this group baptized an estimated six hundred thousand Africans.

Example, in the Imperial British East African Company (IBEACo) in East Africa ran bankrupt and it was financially assisted by the Church Missionary society (C.M.S) until They went ahead and established trading centers through which Agriculture products would be sold off to Europe while the manufactured goods brought would be marketed.1.

Contacts of the early Portuguese navigators with the peoples of the East African coast Early descriptions of East Africa and its peoples The Portuguese factory The Silveira mission The Barreto-Homem expedition The Zimba Portuguese descriptions of the peoples of East Africa Shipwrecks and the south